Delay in Revising Rejected Drawings

Delay in Revising Rejected Drawings

Our Ref: xxx

Date: xxx

To                    :           xxx Contracting Middle East,

                                   P.O.Box xxx,

                                   Dubai, UAE 

Attention          :           Ms. xxx

                        :           Project Director

Project             :           xxx Tower Views, Dubai

Subject                 : Delay in Revising Rejected Drawings

Dear Mr. Chen,

We refer to your letter Ref: xxx dated xxx received today, the 7th of October xxx referenced “Delay in Revising Rejected Drawings”.  Please see below our response to your letter.

  1. Your statement that there is a delay in revising the rejected drawings is refuted as the durations mentioned in your table are not correct.
  • For the record, we state that these are drawings mostly related to some details like color schemes, finishing details of the bathtub, tub, etc. etc…

Below you will find our comments point by point.

Submittal No.RevDrawing TitleDrawing No.Tower No.Commented DateStatusDuration since comments receivedXxx response 7th Oct 2019
DTVll.CSC.A.SDS.1890Tower 3 Color Schedule and Pod DistributionDTV-II-CSC-SDS-A-GN-CA-T3-3079 Tower 33-Sep-19Revise and Resubmit32 DaysOn 5th Sep 2019, we received the comments.Xxx could not resubmit the color schedule as it needed information & approval on the superimposed plans of Phase 2 (as you know, this submittal includes both Phase 1 & Phase 2).On 26th Sep 2019, Xxx decided not to wait any longer for Phase 2 and took the initiative to submit Phase 1 on that date.Accordingly, if you are referring to Phase 1, it was already submitted on 26th Sep 2019 – please check your files. If you are referring to a delay in submitting Phase 2, then please give us the approval on the superimposed plans so we can achieve this.
DTVll-CSC-A-SDS-1900Tower 2 Color Schedule and Pod DistributionDTV-II-CSC-SDS-A-GN –T2-3075Tower 23-Sep-19Revise and Resubmit32 DaysSame as above.
DTVll-CSC-A-SDS-1910Tower 1 Color Schedule and Pod DistributionDTV-II-CSC-SDS-A-GN-CA-T1-3070Tower 13-Sep-19Revise and Resubmit32 DaysSame as above.
DTVlI.CSC-A-SDS.0613Wall Construction DetailDTV-II-CSC-SDS-A-GN-CA-3051All17-Sep-19Revise and Resubmit19 DaysOn 17th Sep 2019, we received a request to revise the wall details as you mentioned.However, no information was given to enable Xxx to act upon this request. Please refer to our letters dated 16th September & 18th Sep 2019 in this regard.Only on Wednesday, 2nd Oct 2019, we received an instruction to change the normal board to Glass Mat board. This is the only instruction we received that is actionable by Xxx.Therefore, only from the 2nd Oct 2019, Xxx could act, so we don’t see where is the delay from our side. We will revise the drawing, change the normal board in exposed areas to the Glass Mat, and resubmit by tomorrow.Please note, we will update the Wall Construction Detail as per your instructions. However, we would like to place on record that we did not receive an approval on the latest MAS showing any other technical changes related to the use of Glass Mat board, if any.  As such, we will only replace the board type. In case you have any other changes you would like us to implement, please let us know.
DTVlI.CSC-A-SDS.0612, 1, 1 & 1.General Details Parts 1, 2, 3 & 4DTV-lI-CSC-SDS-A-GN-CA-3060, 3061, 3062 & 3063All17-Sep-19Revise and Resubmit19 DaysOn 17th Sep 2019, we received the General Details instructing Xxx to submit enlarged detail, plan, elevation, section and 3D views to know the junction between tile, tub, metal trim and sealant.We proposed different options and a decision was taken from your side on 28th Sep 2019.Following this decision, we revised the General Details, attached pictures of these details and submitted the same on 3rd Oct 2019.Accordingly, we don’t see any delay from Xxx side, as within three working days the submittal was made.

We kindly ask you to be a little bit more prudent before sending a Delay Notice in the future.

We thank you for your cooperation and assistance

Yours faithfully,

On behalf of xxx LLC


Project Manager       

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